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What is Medical ? 

Medical is the expression used to describe the human body, its components, processes, conditions affecting it, and procedures performed upon it. It is a degree that is awarded for studies in the fields associated with medicine and surgery.

Scope of Medical and Medical Branches

There is a plethora of career prospects in the medical field not only in India but also in foreign countries too. Medical students may be hired by the medical colleges, hospitals, nursing homes, health corporations, health ministry, medical health society, back office medical consultancy, pharmaceutical industries, etc. It is one of the most looked upon and prestigious careers that offer perks that happen to be unmatched simply by any other field.

Medical Courses

There is a variety of courses in the medical field, not only for undergraduate students but also for the students who want to pursue their careers in postgraduate and doctoral degrees. From all these courses, one can choose according to their liking. Some of the top courses in medical science are listed below:



Undergraduate Medical Degrees (UG)

MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery

BDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery

BAMS – Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery

BUMS – Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery

BHMS – Bachelor of Homeopathy Medicine and Surgery

BYNS - Bachelor of Yoga and Naturopathy Sciences

B.V.Sc & AH - Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry

Postgraduate Medical Degrees (PG)

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Masters of Surgery (MS)

Diplomate of National Board (DNB)

Eligibility of Medical Courses

Eligibility for all the courses provided by the Medical are as follows:



Bachelor degree in Medical Science (UG)

Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as core subjects with a minimum aggregate marks criteria provided by the exam authorities.

Master in Medical Science (PG)

Candidates must have a bachelor degree in medical science with a minimum aggregate marks criteria provided by the exam or college authorities.

Medical Entrance Exams

For admission in Medical Science, almost every other institute or university in India select candidates according to the merit list prepared on the basis of entrance exam scores and ranks. Some institutes or universities accept the national level exams or state level exam ranks while some of them conduct their own entrance exam. Listed below are some of the popular Medical Entrance Exams in India conducted at a different level:



Bachelor degree in Medical Science (UG)

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) conducted by NTA

Master in Medical Science (PG)

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduation (NEET PG) conducted by NBE

National Eligibility cum Entrance Examination for MDS courses (NEET MDS) conducted by NBE

AIIMS PG conducted by AIIMS, Delhi

JIPMER PG conducted by the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research

PGIMER conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh